Articles: dog show

March 29 2018

Talking with Maria Menounos, David Frei, and John O’Hurley About Beverly Hills Dog Show

A salute to the stars with two legs and four. From the Beverly Hills Dog Show presented by Purina on my national Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show, a conversation with the man who knows more about dogs, dog shows, and life as we know it: Mr. Dog Show himself, David Frei. Frei notes that…

March 28 2018

Pet Airline Safety with New York Senator, Beverly Hills Dog Show on WGN

On my WGN Radio Steve Dale’s Pet World radio show hear New York State Senator  Marisol Alcantara (D-Manhattan) is demanding justice for 10-month-old puppy Kokito and his family, who were forced by a United Airlines flight attendant to stow him in an overhead bin, through a criminal investigation of the airline and its flight attendant who…

March 27 2018

Beverly Hills Dog Show, Beagle

It’s the Beagle, one of America’s dogs. After all, this is who famed cartoonist Charles Shultz patterned Snoopy after. Nose to the ground, tail to the air – Beagles are only unhappy when their people go away. Beagles are loving and lovable, happy, and companionable—all qualities that make them excellent family dogs. Beagles are among…

March 22 2018

Hooray for Hollywood! Dog Show Debuts from Beverly Hills

Continuing over the next week or so, I’ll be sharing an exclusive preview of the Beverly Hills Dog Show presented by Purina. The show will bring out all the stars: Many Hollywood celebs will be there, but, of course, the real stars have four legs. Purina’s a star, too, for donating to North Shore Animal League…

February 13 2018

David Frei: Dog Writers Association Hall of Fame

David Frei was inducted into the Dog Writers Association of America Hall of Fame Saturday, February 10, in New York City. That honor is entirely deserved for the best ambassador dogs have had since 1990. It was in 1990 that David stepped into the role of Westminster Dog Show announcer, which has continued for 27…

December 20 2017

AKC Complete Dog Book Contradictory, Still a Great Book

The American Kennel Club New Complete Dog Book, 22nd Edition is my sixth pet book of Christmas. This isn’t a book as much as it is a planet; it’s 919 pages and must weigh more than most toy dogs. More than 200 dog breeds are arranged by Group (as dogs are shown in dog shows): Sporting…

November 22 2017

National Dog Show Presented by Purina: Behind the Scenes

Wandering around, talking to exhibitors/handlers and a newly engaged couple (that a dog brought together!)—all at the National Dog Show Presented by Purina, which will be seen on NBC Thanksgiving Day at noon (all time zones).

November 20 2017

David Frei Pontificates Puppies and National Dog Show

David Frei chuckles just a bit when I suggest that hitting 17 years of broadcasts for the National Dog Show Presented by Purina (broadcast at 12:00 p.m. in all times zones on NBC this Thanksgiving) means he’s as much a Thanksgiving Day tradition as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade or the turkey that follows the…

November 19 2017

David Frei on WGN Talking National Dog Show Presented by Purina

David Frei is HERE on WGN Radio, Steve Dale’s Pet World, talking about all his years as broadcaster for the National Dog Show Presented by Purina. The National Dog Show is one of the few remaining benched dog shows, where people can meet and greet all the participants. The great thing about benched shows is that…

November 18 2017

Johnny Weir on the National Dog Show Presented by Purina

Two-time Olympic medal winning figure skater Johnny Weir with fellow Olympian Tara Lipinski, the “Glitter Twins,” are back at the National Dog Show Presented by Purina for a second time to offer behind-the-scenes looks at the dogs, the handlers, and the fashion. The National Dog Show airs Thanksgiving Day on NBC at 12:00 p.m. (in all time zones)…

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